The 64th Annual Montgomery County Science Fair, sponsored by ScienceMONTGOMERY, will be held March 20-21, 2020 at the Food and Drug Administration White Oak Campus, 10903 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20993. Our fair is affiliated with the International Science and Engineering Fair; we will send four finalists to compete this year in Anaheim, California.
The Awards Ceremony for Fair Prize Winners will be held March 22, 2020 at Montgomery Blair High School, 51 University Blvd E Silver Spring, MD 20901. Please be sure to attend the ceremony to be awarded certificates, cash prizes, and other awards and to support the fair participants!
Maps and directions to both sites may be found under the ABOUT US tab above.
Registration is now closed. Students will be allowed to set up their projects on Friday, March 20, 2020 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at the FDA. Before leaving, the projects will be reviewed by Public Health Service Officers to confirm that projects meet ISEF Safety and Display Guidelines.
The Updated 2019 awards lists are now posted here and here.
FOR THE FULL FAIR SCHEDULE AND DEADLINES, CLICK HERE.
NEW THIS YEAR: FOR AN OVERVIEW OF THE
FAIR PROCESS AND PROCEDURES, PLEASE SEE THIS PRESENTATION.
This County Area Science Fair is open to ALL in public, private,
and home-schooled students, grades 6 through 12. Any student
who lives in Montgomery County or who attends school in Montgomery County may
enter the fair. School sponsorship is not required, but students must be
sponsored by an adult scientist.
ScienceMONTGOMERY is a 501(c)(3) organization of dedicated community
volunteers. We are entirely funded by leading science and education firms
and organizations in Montgomery County and by individual donors. Fair
organizers and judges are community volunteers, who donate the time and effort
required to put on the Fair.
Students: All projects must be registered and paperwork received by January
28, 2020. Look through the website to find student registration
deadlines, rules, and required submission forms. Projects may be
submitted by Individuals or by Teams of two or three participants. If you are
registering a team project, be sure to read the rules
that apply to teams.
Teachers, you can review and edit all of your
school’s students’ information by logging on under the “TEACHERS” tab above.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for your school’s
Category Judges for ScienceMONTGOMERY should
register under the “CATEGORY JUDGES” tab above, where you will find judging
criteria and other information about judging.
Community Awards Organizations’ contact persons
should register their organization under the “COMMUNITY AWARDS” tab
above. Community Awards judging will take place from 9:30 AM to 5 PM
Potential Sponsors can find
information about sponsorship levels and the Sponsorship Contribution Form
under the “SPONSORS” tab above.
Combined Federal Campaign: We invite parents
of students and friends of ScienceMONTGOMERY who are federal
government employees to consider designating us (#19166) on their National
Capital Area Combined Federal Campaign pledge cards. All proceeds are used
to conduct the science fair, including cash awards to student
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press releases through this link.